Biography / Wiki
One of the popular American television personalities, June Edith Shannon popularly known as Mama June came into prominence after appearing on the TLC series, Toddlers & Tiaras along with her daughter, Alana Thompson.
Later, they also gathered huge publicity through their own reality series, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, which chronicled the Shannon family members. Moreover, June has always managed to remain in the controversy following her affair with criminals who were convicted in the past or eventually convicted after they met.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 10 August 1979, this gorgeous personality has turned 43 years old. Her height measures 163 centimeters and 5’3” in feet & inches.
Moreover, she is very conscious about her physique and figure and takes care of her weight which is 73 kilograms and 160 lbs in pounds. She has a beautiful doll-like face which is complemented by her green eyes and blonde hair.
According to the sources, June’s estimated net worth is $1 million approximately.
Education / Family
Born and growing up in McIntyre, Georgia in the United States, June belongs to the white ethnicity. She is the lovely and talented daughter of Marvin Shannon (Father) and Sandra Hundley (Mother).
Moreover, she grew up with her three siblings named Joanne “Doe Doe” Shannon, Joanie Shannon, and James Edward Shannon. As for her education, June dropped out of high school as she got pregnant at the age of 14. Furthermore, she earned her GED.
|Nick Name||Mama June|
|Birth Place||McIntyre, Georgia, United States|
|Date of birth||10 August 1979|
|Height||In feet & inches: 5’3”
In centimeters: 163 cm
|Weight||In Kilograms: 73 kg
In Pounds: 160 lbs
|Home town||McIntyre, Georgia, United States|
|Fathers name||Marvin Shannon|
|Mothers name||Sandra Hundley|
|Brothers||James Edward Shannon|
|Sisters||Joanne “Doe Doe” Shannon, Joanie Shannon|
Career / Fashion and Style
Talking about her career, June took the first step towards her career in the year 2012 by making her television debut on the reality show, Toddlers and Tiaras with her youngest daughter, Alana. Later, they accumulated huge fame following their appearance on Toddlers and Tiaras.
Furthermore, TLC landed their own reality series titled, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo which premiered in August 2012. However, the series was canceled in October 2014 by TLC after four seasons. Moreover, the series was canceled after June Shannon was started dating the man who molested her oldest child, Anna.
After that in April 2017, TLC aired four episodes as the two-hour special Here Comes Honey Boo Boo: The Lost Episodes. Other than this, she struggled a lot with being morbidly obese as an adult. In fact, in the year 2016, June underwent bariatric surgery.
In the surgery, a part of her stomach was removed as part of sleeve gastrectomy. following the surgery, dieting, and exercise, she lost more than 300 pounds. Later, in order to improve her appearance, she underwent cosmetic surgery following her weight loss. June spent $75,000 to undergo plastic surgery.
Besides this, Shannon’s weight loss journey was featured on We TV reality series, Mama June: From Not to Hot which premiered in February 2017. Apart from that, in January 2018, its second season premiered.
In the year 2015, June and her then-boyfriend Mike Thompson appeared on the reality series, Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars 4. Other than this, Shannon also made her theatrical film debut in a minor role in the film, Dumb and Dumber To.
Boyfriend, Affairs, Husband, and More
June is the mother of 4 children named Anna, Jessica, Lauryn, and Alana. At the age of 14, she gave birth to her first child, Anna who was fathered by David Dunn. Initially, June decided to place Anna up for adoption by her uncle and aunt, but the paperwork was not finalized. Moreover, Anna was raised by June’s mother.
Apart from that, her daughters Lauryn and Jessica were fathered by Michael Anthony Ford who spent two years in jail after being convicted of sexual exploitation of a child over the internet. Other than this, June has also dated Mark McDaniel who served prison for aggravated child molestation.
In fact, he was also convicted of abusing Mama June’s daughter, Anna. Shannon’s youngest daughter, Alana, was fathered by Mike Thompson. However, in the year 2014, June and Mike separated. Later, in the year 2015, John came out bisexual alongside Lauryn.
As of now, she is in a relationship with Geno Doak who has also served jail time for burglary, theft, and criminal damage to property. In fact, in March 2019, Shannon and her current boyfriend Geno were arrested in Alabama for felony drug possession
|Children||Daughters – Anna Shannon, Jessica Shannon, Lauryn Shannon, and Alana Thompson|
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|Favorite Actor||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Destination||Not Known|
|Favorite Musical instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite sports||Not Known|
|Favorite food||Not Known|
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Some Interesting Facts About June Shannon
- Her Zodiac Sign is Leo.
- Currently, her family resides in Hampton, Georgia.
- When she was 2 years old, her parents divorced.
- June is also very popular on Instagram having more than 513K followers.
- At the age of 32, Shannon has become a grandmother.
- She also has 2 half-sisters named Nicole and Michelle.
- In the year 2008, June was also arrested for attempted theft.
- Her daughter, Lauryn is also known by the nickname “Pumpkin.”
- Due to childhood cataracts, she is legally blind.